The BEST episodes directed by Norman Lloyd

The Jar
star
8.40
12 votes

#1 - The Jar

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 2 - Episode 17

At a carnival sideshow, a farmer named Charlie Hill buys a strange jar, which brings him notoriety and respect in the community because people travel for miles to gather in his parlor and look at the jar and it's obscure content. But his young wife, Thedy Sue, is frightened of it and insists that he throw it out.

Final Vow
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7.92
23 votes

#2 - Final Vow

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 1 - Episode 6

Sister Pamela suffers a crisis of conscience just as she is about to take her final vows. Is her belief real or is she just hiding from the rest of the world? The sisters in the convent give her time to think everything over by letting her pick up a valuable statue from a reformed gangster. As she is returning, however, the statue is stolen by a young criminal named Jimmy Bresson. In order to get the statue back she leaves the convent and hunts Jimmy down. She arranges to have a date with him to get into his apartment. Unfortunately, she discovers that he has pawned the statue. She takes the pawn ticket and heads for the pawn shop. As she is about to get it back, Jimmy catches her. Jimmy and the dishonest pawn shop owner want to kill Pamela, but they want to have the statue appraised first. They call an appraiser, but it turns out to be the man who originally offered the statue to the convent. He tells them that the statue is worthless and convinces them to let Pamela go. Having confr

The Life Work of Juan Diaz
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7.82
11 votes

#3 - The Life Work of Juan Diaz

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Season 3 - Episode 4

Juan Diaz is dying and penniless. His last wish is that he can provide financial security for his family. About a year later, a gravedigger named Alejandro exhumes Juan's corpse to make room in the cemetery. He has it mummified and sotries it in a crypt with a number of other mummies. Juan wife, Maria, discovers Alejandro plan and steals Juan's body. She hangs it in the house and tells tourists that it is a authentic Mexican mummy. Money from the tourists pays for food and clothing for Maria and her three children. Eventually, however, Maria is overcome by the ghoulishness of what she has done. She begs for forgiveness, but a gleam in the eye of the corpses body reveals that Juan approves of what she has done.

The Day of the Bullet
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7.60
12 votes

#4 - The Day of the Bullet

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 20

When Clete Vine, a successful businessman, reads about a gangster's violent death, he recalls how he and a childhood friend were profoundly affected by an event that began with their innocent admiration of an elegant car.

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Youth from Vienna
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7.43
7 votes

#5 - Youth from Vienna

Tales of the Unexpected - Season 6 - Episode 13

Caroline Coates, a television station interviewer, is promoted to be anchorwoman of the station's main news programme - and there are two men who want to marry her. But Caroline worries that she won't keep her looks forever. Humphrey Baxter, one of her admirers, is a scientist working on a formula to stop the aging process. Unfortunately, though, some of the effects of the fountain of eternal youth are unforeseen...

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Man from the South
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7.36
47 votes

#6 - Man from the South

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 15

A down-on-his-luck gambler bets his hand (literally) for a convertible, but the game is stopped by a person with an even larger interest in the outcome.

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Lady in Waiting
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7.35
413 votes

#7 - Lady in Waiting

Columbo - Season 1 - Episode 7

A woman shoots her overbearing brother, claiming she thought he was a burglar. Columbo doesn't buy the self-defense claim - he know's it's murder

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Hooked
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7.22
44 votes

#8 - Hooked

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 38

Believing that financial reasons prevent him from leaving his wife, an unhappily married man and the woman he really loves hatch a scheme that they believe will solve all their problems.

Incident in a Small Jail
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7.16
42 votes

#9 - Incident in a Small Jail

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 23

An arresting tale of crime and misdemeanor in a small town sees a traveling salesman embroiled in deceit and murder. In a twisted variation on the prince and the pauper, the swapping of clothes reveals the true identity of a murderous fiend.

Very Moral Theft
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7.11
45 votes

#10 - Very Moral Theft

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 3

Lumbered with more than an enormous debt, a businessman needs money - and fast. His doting fiance-in-waiting provides an instant solution, but in so doing, her act of desperate kindness leads to fatal consequences.

Strange Miracle
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7.11
36 votes

#11 - Strange Miracle

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 19

Following a train accident, Mr. Sequiras fakes being paralyzed from the waist down so he can collect compensation from the train company. When tiring of having to pretend he cannot walk, Sequiras comes up with a plan to "walk" again when meeting a girl who really is paralyzed.

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Anniversary Gift
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7.09
42 votes

#12 - Anniversary Gift

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 6

Sick of his wife's menagerie of strange and high-maintenance animals, a frazzled husband decides to get her the perfect present - a highly poisonous coral snake.

Safety for the Witness
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7.09
44 votes

#13 - Safety for the Witness

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 8

A gunsmith sets his sight on two gangsters who will kill him if he testifies to what they've purchased in court.

Special Delivery
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7.07
41 votes

#14 - Special Delivery

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 10

After his neighbor warns him about suspicious disappearances around them, a man wonders if the vanishings have anything to do with a delivery to his young son.

The Faith of Aaron Menefee
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7.05
37 votes

#15 - The Faith of Aaron Menefee

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 17

When a faith-healer cures a mechanic's stomach ulcer, it leads to love and murder.

The Contest for Aaron Gold
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7.05
41 votes

#16 - The Contest for Aaron Gold

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 4

A pensive, withdrawn child attending a summer camp fashions a one-armed warrior knight in clay, to the consternation of his counselors. Is there a reason behind this particular display?

Six People, No Music
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7.04
42 votes

#17 - Six People, No Music

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 13

A funeral parlor owner is put in an awkward position when a deceased client comes back to life and demands a much smaller affair than what was planned for his funeral.

No Pain
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7.04
45 votes

#18 - No Pain

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 5 - Episode 5

Nothing is as it seems when a polio victim in an iron lung suspects his wife of becoming attracted to a new neighbor and wonders if she's planning to get rid of him for good.

Human Interest Story
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7.02
42 votes

#19 - Human Interest Story

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 32

A newspaper reporter gets a tip about an out of this world story: a man who claims to be a Martian.

I Spy
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7.00
44 votes

#20 - I Spy

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 9

Private detective Al Frute falls love with his client's wife when her husband hires him to prove her infidelity. Al decides the best way forward is to provide the required evidence to ensure a happy ending for all.

You Can't Be a Little Girl All Your Life
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6.95
40 votes

#21 - You Can't Be a Little Girl All Your Life

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 7 - Episode 7

When a young wife is assaulted in her home, her husband is enraged upon her selecting who she thinks was the culprit from a police line-up. But his wife is on the brink of making a shocking discovery.

The $2,000,000 Defense
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6.90
50 votes

#22 - The $2,000,000 Defense

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 5

A lawyer gets creative when the man he is defending offers him half of his net worth if he will find a way out of the case.

Your Witness
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6.85
38 votes

#23 - Your Witness

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 4 - Episode 31

A prominent lawyer appears able to manipulate any situation successfully - except, perhaps, for his marriage.

O Youth and Beauty!
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6.70
42 votes

#24 - O Youth and Beauty!

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 6 - Episode 8

A midlife crisis for a man with a teenage past boasting athletic prowess and vigor puts a dangerous strain on his marriage, and his own physical state. How much more can a wife take living under starter's orders?

Wet Saturday
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6.50
10 votes

#25 - Wet Saturday

Tales of the Unexpected - Season 7 - Episode 8

Wet weather, and a dead body in the house. Mr Princey's dim-witted daughter, Millicent, thwarted in love, has killed a young preacher with a croquet mallet, and Princey decides he must cover it up, or risk losing his high standing in the community. The police need to be persuaded that there was a tragic accident...

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